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2020 Call for Entries, Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival

  • North East
  • combined arts, film, interdisciplinary arts, visual arts


The 16th Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival would love to see your work.

Film entries of all lengths and formats are encouraged and will be considered across all areas of the festivals 2020 programme. All single screen works under 60 minutes in length are eligible for the Berwick New Cinema Competition which has a £1,000 prize.


Early Bird: Friday 31 January 2020

Regular: Friday 20 March 2020

Late: Monday 6 April 2020

£15 Early Bird / £20 Regular / £25 Late


Now in its 16th year, Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival is the UK's Festival for New Cinema and Artists' Moving Image.

A platform for emerging and established artists and filmmakers, the Festival is inspired by its surroundings to push boundaries and explore the unexplored.

"BFMAF was like a potion that, once consumed, transformed the whole world into a cinema." - Christopher Small, MUBI, 2019

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